Application Center for Wood Fiber Research HOFZET®


  • Research into technical issues concerning the production and use of sustainable materials
  • Process development and optimization for composites
  • Problem-oriented material selection, development and optimization
  • Processing of wood fibers, natural fibers and synthetic reinforcing fibers
  • Application of conventional and biogenic matrices (thermoplastics and thermosets)
  • Multi-component injection molding and extrusion-technical compounding
  • Material and process developments for additive manufacture
  • Production of multi-layer, spacer and hybrid textiles
  • Non-destructive and destructive material characterization and damage analysis
  • Recycling (End-of-Life and New-Life scenarios)